Proposal of a model to measure competitiveness through factor analysis

Juan José García Ochoa, Juan de Dios León Lara, José Pablo Nuño de la Parra

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© 2017 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Contaduría y Administración This article presents a proposal of a model to measure competitiveness at the three geographical levels simultaneously: country, states, and municipalities by using a multivariate factor analysis resulting in the identification of five factors, seven subfactors and thirty variables used to measure and to present the results of an empirical study of several entities: the country, the state of Sonora and nine municipalities that represent 80% of the population and 80% of its Total Gross Production (PBT). The results show that the municipality of Hermosillo was the most competitive in 2010.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)775-791
Number of pages17
JournalContaduria y Administracion
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2017


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